PORADA International Design Award 2018
International competition promoted by PORADA ARREDI srl and POLI.design, under the patronage of ADI, Association for Industrial Design.
Entries by November 9, 2018
PORADA, in cooperation with POLI.design, founded by Politecnico di Milano, announces an international ideas competition to identify new innovative concepts on different types of writing desks & dressing tables, in which the use of solid wood is prevalent (although not necessarily exclusive) and which conveys the values and the identity of the Porada brand.
The new edition of the competition is dedicated to the different types of writing desks & dressing tables, in which the use of solid wood is prevalent (although not necessarily exclusive) and which conveys the values and the identity of the Porada brand.
The challenge for Italian and foreign designers and creatives (individual or group), professionals or non-professionals, corporate employees or students is to identify innovative and original concepts, in which the use of wood is prevalent (but not necessarily exclusive) and which conveys the values and the identity of a leading brand of Italian design as Porada.
The projects, to be submitted by November 9 th 2018, should be original and unpublished, they must enhance the use of production technologies and woodworking processes and typical finishing of the solid wood and they must respond to the principle of functionality. They must comply with the existing safety standards in force, also respecting ergonomic, environmental and sustainable design requirements Wood, whether in natural-finish, preferably in finishes prevalently used by the company, or painted, can be combined with metal, glass, leather, hide leather or fabric.
A Jury will select three winners for each of the two categories (Students and Professionals) in competition, which will be awarded during a dedicated event.
The total prize money of € 10,000.00 will be allocated as follows:
1st prize € 3000
2nd prize € 2,000
3rd prize € 1,000
1st prize € 2,000
2nd prize € 1,200
3rd prize € 800
The Porada Company reserves the right to produce prototypes of the winning projects and to possibly put them into production.
Projects delivery deadline: November 9 th 2018
Total prize money: € 10.000
Regulations and Terms of participation: www.porada.it
Please read also: PORADA-bando-2018-EN
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